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Keeping girls in school : a review of the global evidence (English)

Gender gaps in education have closed in almost all countries, especially at the primary level. In fact, these gaps have reversed in many countries in secondary education, especially in Latin America, the Caribbean, and East Asia, where it is now boys and young men who are disadvantaged. ... See More +

Brief 106481 JUN 24, 2016

Özler,Berk Disclosed

Social Inclusion in macro-level diagnostics : reflecting on the World Bank Group's early systematic country diagnostics (English)

The idea of social inclusion has garnered considerable attention, especially in the context of two recent developments: the Sustainable Development Goals and the heightened attention to inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7713 JUN 20, 2016

Das,Maitreyi Disclosed

Myanmar - Decentralizing Fund to Schools Project : additional financing : indigenous peoples plan - Community participation planning framework (English)

The development objective of the Decentralizing Fund to Schools Project for Myanmar is to help improve and expand Myanmar’s school grants program and student stipends program. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2257 JUN 01, 2016

Coronado,Anna Disclosed

Haiti - Education for All Fast-Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project (English)

Ratings for the Education for All Fast-Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project for Haiti were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Grantee performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3649 MAY 31, 2016

French Disclosed

Uttar Pradesh jobs (English)

People in Uttar Pradesh are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Growthin non-farm jobs has been among the highest in India since 2005, led by construction. ... See More +

Brief 105887 MAY 20, 2016

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Odisha jobs (English)

This brief talks about jobs in Odisha, India. People in Odisha are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work such as construction and transportation. ... See More +

Brief 105873 MAY 20, 2016

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Jharkhand : jobs (English)

This brief studies about the people in Jharkhand, India who are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Overall job creation in the state however lags behind the expansion of the working age population that is not in school. ... See More +

Brief 105855 MAY 20, 2016

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Chhattisgarh social inclusion (English)

There is uneven progress across social groups in Chhattisgarh. Scheduled tribes and scheduled castes in particular have very high poverty levels. ... See More +

Brief 105849 MAY 20, 2016

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Chhattisgarh jobs (English)

A majority of Chhattisgarh’s people are in farming. The share of non-farm employment in the state is the lowest in the country. Half the workforce is self-employed and of the remaining, very few have salaried jobs. ... See More +

Brief 105847 MAY 20, 2016

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Madhya Pradesh jobs (English)

People in Madhya Pradesh are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work such as construction. Growth in non-farm jobs has been positive after 2005 but lower than in other low-income states. ... See More +

Brief 105862 MAY 20, 2016

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Rajasthan jobs (English)

People in Rajasthan are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Since 2005,growth in non-farm jobs has been among the highest in India, led by construction. ... See More +

Brief 105878 MAY 20, 2016

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Bihar - Jobs (English)

People in Bihar are beginning to move off the farm and into other kinds of work. That said, the workforce remains largely tied to agriculture, more so than in most other states in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105841 MAY 20, 2016

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China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority development plan (English)

The development objective of the Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project for China is to develop income opportunities for rural households by piloting innovative organizational arrangements in the selected poverty counties of Guangxi. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2270 MAY 01, 2016

Tian,Yunqing Disclosed

Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 15) : Environmental and social management plan for feeder (access) road at Jambure community in Katagum Lga in Bauchi state (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Community and Social Development Project for Nigeria is to increase access by the poor to improved social and natural resources infrastructure services in a sustainable manner throughout Nigeria. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2188 MAY 01, 2016

Koleva,Antonia T. Disclosed

Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minorities development plan (English)

The development objective of the Renewable Energy Development Project for Vietnam is to increase the supply of least-cost electricity to the national grid from renewable energy sources on a commercially sustainable basis in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2202 MAY 01, 2016

Vu,Huong Thi Thu Disclosed

Gender-dimensions of collective forest tenure reform in China : 中国集体林权制度改革中的性别维度 (Chinese,English)

The reform of China's collectively owned forest land, began in 2008, is arguably the largest land-reform undertaking in modern times in terms of area and people affected. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18496 MAY 01, 2016

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India - Bihar Transformative Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social management framework (English)

The objective of the Bihar Transformative Development Project for India is to ‘diversify and enhance incomes and increase practice of nutrition and sanitation behaviors for targeted households’. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2044 APR 14, 2016

Julian,Jacqueline Disclosed

When measure matters: coresidency, truncation bias, and intergenerational mobility in developing countries (English)

Biases from truncation caused by coresidency restriction have been a challenge for research on intergenerational mobility. Estimates of intergenerational schooling persistence from two data sets show that the intergenerational regression coefficient, the most widely used measure, is severely biased downward in coresident samples. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7608 MAR 18, 2016

Emran,M. Shahe; Greene,William; Shilpi,Forhad J. Disclosed

China - Yunnan Early Childhood Education Innovation Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority development plan (English)

The objective of the Yunnan Early Childhood Education Innovation Project for China is to increase the coverage and quality of preschool education in Yunnan Province (rural area), and try out different service models in the rural area. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1873 FEB 29, 2016

Coronado,Anna Disclosed

Access to pre-primary education and progression in primary School : evidence from rural Guatemala (English)

Evidence on the impacts of a large-scale expansion in pre-primary education is limited and mostly circumscribed to high- and middle-income nations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7574 FEB 22, 2016

Bastos,Paulo S. R.; Bottan,Nicolas Luis; Cristia,Julian Disclosed

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Keeping girls in school : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106481 Brief
Social Inclusion in macro-level diagnostics : reflecting on the World Bank Group's early systematic country diagnostics (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7713 Policy Research Working Paper
Myanmar - Decentralizing Fund to Schools Project : additional financing : indigenous peoples plan - Community participation planning framework (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 SFG2257 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Haiti - Education for All Fast-Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 ICR3649 Implementation Completion and Results Report French
Uttar Pradesh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105887 Brief
Odisha jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105873 Brief
Jharkhand : jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105855 Brief
Chhattisgarh social inclusion (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105849 Brief
Chhattisgarh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105847 Brief
Madhya Pradesh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105862 Brief
Rajasthan jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105878 Brief
Bihar - Jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105841 Brief
China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority development plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 SFG2270 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 15) : Environmental and social management plan for feeder (access) road at Jambure community in Katagum Lga in Bauchi state (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 SFG2188 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minorities development plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 SFG2202 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Gender-dimensions of collective forest tenure reform in China : 中国集体林权制度改革中的性别维度 (Chinese,English)
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MAY 01, 2016 ACS18496 Working Paper
India - Bihar Transformative Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social management framework (English)
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APR 14, 2016 SFG2044 Indigenous Peoples Plan
When measure matters: coresidency, truncation bias, and intergenerational mobility in developing countries (English)
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MAR 18, 2016 WPS7608 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Yunnan Early Childhood Education Innovation Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority development plan (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 SFG1873 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Access to pre-primary education and progression in primary School : evidence from rural Guatemala (English)
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FEB 22, 2016 WPS7574 Policy Research Working Paper